Feb 3, 2013 6:00pm EST
to review by scientists at regulatory agencies. the 2008 e.u. risk assessment for pdcpp using all the best information available concludes that tdcpp gives no reason for concern to human health in relation to the physics chemical properties. couch manufacturers are mandated by law to use it in the foam stuffing. it's a little known law in california known as technical bulletin 17 which says the couch must be able to withstand exposure to a small flame for 12 seconds without igniting. while the regulation applies only to california, manufacturers use it in all the products instead of creating special furniture for the west coast. >> that is what is left after a couple minutes of burning. >> i believe fire retardant is good but they should use other chemicals or safe chemicals that doesn't affect the breathing of other people involved in it. they should find other methods to make the fire retardant safer. >> reporter: there are no warning labels so you don't know what chemicals are inside your couch. >> even if i wanted to make a choice about it, i wouldn't have been able to plaque a choice.
Feb 1, 2013 4:00am PST
reported by eurostat, the eu's statistics office, is a record high for the eurozone after november's original 11.8 percent estimate was revised down. unemployment in the eurozone has been 11.7 percent now for three months. greece has the highest unemployment rate in the eurozone at 26.8 percent. the san francisco bay estuary has now been added to the list of protected wetlands under the federal government. the designation means officials will not promote projects that alter designated eco-systems. the san francisco bay estuary is the largest on the pacific coast. and makes up 77 percent of california's remaining wetland areas. its also home to more than one thousand animal species. the man who says he created the fictional woman that a star college player thought with his girlfriend has spoken out to dr. phil. in an interview on "the dr. phil show" - ronaiah tuiasosopo says although making up lennay kekua was deceptive - it still provided benefits for manti te'o. >> every interview that manti had released and whenever he would reflect on lennay he said nothing but things about how
Feb 1, 2013 11:00am PST
-year investigation that has been going on in the eu and to its search business there, the dominance of the google search engine. also helping the stock move higher today, brooke, wireless carriers activating a million android devices per day, giving apple a run for its money. >> good for those folks who got in when getting was good in '04. alison kosik, thank you. >>> broad picture, let's talk to jill schlessinger. jill, i knew i liked you. i was reading a piece today where you quoted the grateful dead in talking about the ups and downs of the dow jones. give me that line. >> it has been a long, strange trip. come on, now. just think about this, in the summer of 2007, we first crossed 14,000. and that was well before anyone really, the broad public understood we're about to become sucked into the precipice of disaster by the financial sector. so, of course, 14,000 doesn't feel quite as good this time around and frankly a lot of retail investors have not yet gotten back into the market after these last five or six bruising years, who could blame them. it has been agonizing. >> but, here's my debbi